January/February 2024

If you feel like you and your service are under a spotlight, it may be because you are! Increased transparency is going to be a focus for both Home Care and Residential Care Providers with financial information published on My Aged Care by the end of February, so it's...

December 2023/January 2024

I hope you got a chance to have a break, even if it was only a short one over the Christmas and New Year period, as 2024 is going to be a year full of ‘new' things and more reform! The Interim First Nations Aged Care Commissioner commenced this month, with...

November/December 2023

Is it just me, or do you feel like the end of the year has come flying over the hill like a three trailer roadtrain with its headlights on high beam? Here at CDCS, we have been on the road, in the air, onsite, offsite – our feet haven’t touched the ground!...

October/November 2023

Sometimes life throws us unexpected events, things that come at us out of left field, things that we couldn't have anticipated. But most of the time we can and should be prepared for events that regularly occur: such as the cyclone and wet season up north when remote...

September/October 2023

Change and Reform seem to be two keywords very much at the forefront of people's minds at the moment. This month, we have a national referendum on the Australian Constitution to formally recognise the First Peoples of Australia. Whatever the outcome, recognition and...